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McCoughtry lifts Louisville to Big East semis

Mar 4, 2007 - 10:21 PM HARTFORD, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Angel McCoughtry scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead No. 12 Louisville to a 68-56 victory over West Virginia in a Big East Conference quarterfinal battle.

Louisville (26-6) will face top-seeded Connecticut in the semifinals on Monday.

The Cardinals led, 26-14, at intermission after the Mountaineers shot a dismal 17 percent (5-of-29) from the field before the break.

Jazz Covington collected 11 points and seven rebounds for Louisville, which shot 41 percent (21-of-51) and avenged its regular season-ending 76-71 loss to West Virginia on February 26. The loss resulted in West Virginia clinching the fourth seed and a bye in the Big East tournament over Louisville.

The Mountaineers (20-10) were led by LaQuita Owens, who scored 28 points on 10-of-26 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds.

Lateefah Joye had 13 points for West Virginia, which shot 32 percent (19-of-60).








  • BIG EAST TOURNAMENT
    AT HARTFORD CT
    NCAA WOMENS BB BIG EAST TOURNAMENT
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    LOUISVILLE (21) 26 42 68
    WEST VIRGINIA 14 42 56 FINAL

    Mar 4 1:56 PM


  • BIG EAST TOURNAMENT
    AT HARTFORD CT
    NCAA WOMENS BB LOUISVILLE (21) 26
    WEST VIRGINIA 14 HALFTIME

    Mar 4 12:45 PM